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A customer carries alcohol after purchasing from a wine shop, in New Delhi.

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People buy liquor from a wine shop at a mall during the ongoing nationwide lockdown, in North West Delhi.

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A man leaves after buying liquor bottles from a wine shop, amid ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Kochi.

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A man leaves after buying liquor bottles from a wine shop, amid ongoing COVID-19 lockdown in Kochi. Liquor shops opened in Kerala after a gap of two months.

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Customers wait for their turn outside a bar using the newly implemented virtual queue app ‘BevQ’ on the first day of opening of Bars and Beverage Co. outlets, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdowns in Kozhikode.

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A security officer keeps a vigil on people standing in a queue outside a wine shop, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Jammu.

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Tasmac shop owner uses a calculator for billing while selling liquor to people, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, at Maduranthakam in Chengalpattu district.

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A police constable baton charge on people for flouting social distancing norms while waiting for their turn to bye liquor following Tasmac shops reopened after a week, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, at Maduranthakam in Chengalpattu district. Tasmac liquor shops were closed when Madras High Court passed its order to shut them after observing people not adhering to the social distancing norms at several outlets.

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People wait outside a closed liquor shop after the government eased a nationwide lockdown imposed as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus, in New Delhi.

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Delhi Police personnel make announcement outside a liquor shop at Goal market during lockdown to curb the spread of new coronavirus, in New Delhi.

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People purchase beer from a wine shop, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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A customer shows the e-token on his mobile as he leaves after purchasing liquor from a shop amid ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in east Delhi. The Delhi government has launched an e-token system for liquor sale in a bid to avoid crowding outside wine shops.

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People line up to buy alcohol from a liquor shop, during the third phase of COVID-19 lockdown, on the outskirts of Chennai.

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A policeman controls people standing in a queue outside a wine shop at Khoda Colony after authorities permitted the opening of wine shops with certain restrictions, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Ghaziabad.

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Women wait outside a wine shop to buy alcohol after authorities permitted the opening of wine shops with certain restrictions, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, at Jhandewalan in New Delhi.

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A wine shop worker pumps sanitizer on the hands of customers standing in a queue to buy liquor amid ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, at Padam Singh Marg, Karol Bagh, in New Delhi. Authorities permitted the opening of liquor shops with certain restrictions during the lockdown.

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People following social-distancing guidelines wait in queue outside a liquor shop, during the nationwide lockdown imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus, on the outskirts of New Delhi.

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A man keep his helmet inside circle to reserve his spot in a queue outside a liquor shop, during the nationwide lockdown imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus, on the outskirts of New Delhi.

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People stand in a queue outside a wine shop after authorities allowed the sale of liquor with certain restrictions, during the third phase COVID-19 lockdown, in Delhi.

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People stand in a queue outside a wine shop after authorities allowed the sale of liquor with certain restrictions, during the third phase COVID-19 lockdown, in Delhi.

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People stand in a queue outside a wine shop after authorities allowed the sale of liquor with certain restrictions, during the third phase COVID-19 lockdown, in Delhi.

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A notice that states about imposition of 70 percent 'coronavirus fee' on MRP of liquor, pasted at a wine shop at Shiv Puri, amid ongoing COVID-19 lockdown in east Delhi. Wine shops in New Delhi are now open after authorities permitted the sale of liquor with certain restrictions.

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A wine shop worker pumps sanitizer on the hands of a customer standing in a queue to buy liquor amid ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Kolkata.

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Police use baton to control the crowd outside a wine shop in Kalyan Puri of east Delhi. Long queues are witnessed outside liquor shops in New Delhi despite the imposition of ‘Special Coronavirus Fees’ — a 70 percent tax on Maximum Retail Price (MRP) of the liquor.

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Police personnel takes stock of the situation following closure of a wine shop due to gathering of a large crowd, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, at Chander Nagar in East Delhi.

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Residents clap after Delhi Police closed wine shops following gathering of large crowd, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, at Krishna Nagar in East Delhi.

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People stand in a long queue to purchase liquor from a shop at New Market area, amid ongoing COVID-19 lockdown in Kolkata. Liquor shops in West Bengals were allowed to open in accordance with the Centre's relaxed guidelines.

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A municipality worker sanitises an area near a wine shop after authorities allowed sale of liquor with certain restrictions, during ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown at Chander Nagar in New Delhi. Many government-run liquor shops which opened after a gap of over 40 days in the national capital on Monday had to be shut as people who gathered outside the outlets did not follow social distancing norms, and the police had to use mild force in some cases to disperse the unruly crowd.

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A man keep a brick to reserve his spot ahead of line infront of liquor shop which reopens on Monday after six weeks lockdown at Uttarpara in Hooghly District.

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People purchase liquor from a wine shop which was opened in accordance with the newly relaxed guidelines of COVID-19 lockdown, in Varanasi.

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People burn a wine shop after death of a local man due to alcohol consumption in the Bahu area, in Jammu.

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Women holding a protest against the liquor shops in their Shivpur locality, in Varanasi.

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Officials measure the distance of pubs, bars and hotels from a highway to implement the Supreme Court directive banning liquor vending 500 m from national and state highways, in Gurugram.

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Women Congress activists shout slogans during a protest demanding removal of liquor shops from residential areas and ban on liquor sale in the state, in Bhopal.

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Officials measuring the distance between National Highway 8 and pubs, bars and hotels before any action, in Gurugram.

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Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar addressing press conference to brief about the liquor vend issue, in Panaji.

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Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar addressing press conference to brief about the liquor vend issue, in Panaji.

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A closed liquor shop after the directive of the Supreme Court to shut liquor vends located within 500 meters of national and state highways, in Bhubaneswar.

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Residents of Zakopur village protest against wine shop in Gurugram.

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Residents protest against a liquor shop in Moradabad.

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